Training in topics to help professionals who work in the home and community with clients receiving healthcare services.

Compliance for the Home Visitor

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

Compliance Module for staff who provide services in the home or community describing requirements as stipulated by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Working with Amish Families - Cultural Competency

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

Working with Amish families in their community presents both challenges and learning opportunities to the home visitor or anyone in health services.

Working with Rural Poor Families - Cultural Competency

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

Training to help increase awareness, understanding and appreciation of different perspectives and cultural influences when working with rural poor families in their home communities.

Deaf Culture - Cultural Competency

2 Credit Hours

Instructor: Tara Nikou, BS.Ed. M. Ed

This course describes how the Deaf culture is more than a means of communication among the Deaf community, and the characteristics of the culture, including differences between Oral and ASL approaches and their effect on Deaf culture.

Fire Safety and Evacuation for the Home Visitor

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

For the Home Visitor - Smart Fire Safety tips for home visitors and their families with fun activities to share with children and families embedded in the course.

Developing Multi-Cultural Competency

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

Cultural Competency is a topic of interest in many fields today, and a requirement in most fields to be effective, including health related fields. Globalization, immigration and increased availability of health care services in the Unites States has made understanding the nuances of cultural practices a necessity to providing quality care in most communities. In this course, we will go over general guidelines with some specific examples based on particular cultures which are common in the US.

Safety for the Home Visitor

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

Safety for Home Visitors discusses the need for home visitors to be aware of potential threats to safety out in the field and gives helpful techniques and tips on prevention and decreasing risks.

Safe Practices for the Home Visitor: Universal Precautions

1 Credit Hour

PQAS Instructor Cynthia Kennedy, PT, MS, PCS

For the Home Visitor - How to protect the home visitor and client families from common viruses, spread of infections and parasitic infestations.